Scott Strimple

ASTM, SOAC, Unmanned Vehicle University

Scott Strimple is a leading educator and evangelists for small unmanned aircraft operations. He is a Captain and FAA check pilot for United Airlines and a certified flight instructor with 25000 manned flight hours. His more than 40 years operating sUA combined with extensive subject matter expertise in flight training provide Scott with an industry leading perspective to the world of unmanned flight.

His leadership and experience with unmanned aviation have been recognized by his appointment to the Governor of Virginia’s Unmanned Systems Commission. He is an Executive Committee member and task group lead with the ASTM working closely with the FAA to develop standards for the unmanned aviation industry.

As the director and founder of The Drone Flight School, Scott facilitates industry leading drone training and is frequently seen presenting at industry events, contributing written work and being quoted by numerous media outlets. He is also an Emmy award winging cinematographer, a member of the Society of Aerial Cinematographers (SOAC) and a senior flight instructor for the Unmanned Vehicle University.